Celebrate National Library Week at a county library April 13-19

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County Commissioners proclaimed April 13-19 as National Library Week at their April 8 meeting. According to the ALA, libraries have historically served as our nation’s great equalizers of knowledge.  Today’s libraries help level the playing field by making both print and digital information affordable, available and accessible to all people.  […]

Mark Twain historian to read at Sundance Books and Music

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SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Historian Ben Tarnoff will read from his new book, The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Changed American Literature (Penguin Press, March 2014). When: Thursday, April 24, 6:30 p.m. Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno About the Book: The Bohemians begins in 1860s San Francisco. […]

Local poets to read at Sundance Books and Music in honor of National Poetry Month

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Sundance Books and Music is hosting a series of readings by local poets throughout the month of April in honor of National Poetry Month. Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno WHEN & WHO: Wednesday, April 2, 6:30 pm Poetry by Lindsay Wilson, June Saraceno, Roy A. Chávez, Laura […]

Visiting Bay Area poets to read at Sundance Books and Music

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SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Sundance Books and Music is hosting poetry reading with Bay Area poets Sara Mumolo (MORTAR) and Catherine Meng (THE LONGEST TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE OF THE CENTURY). This is the first event in a new quarterly reading series, “Some Readings at Sundance.” Curated by local poets Laura Wetherington and Jared Stanley, this […]

Best-selling children’s book author and illustrator to read at Sundance Books

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SUNDANCE BOOKS NEWS RELEASE What: Sundance Books and Music is hosting two special story time and book signing events. The first is with best-selling children’s book author John Archambault, and the second is with best-selling children’s book illustrator Kevin Hawkes. When: John Archambault (BOOM CHICKA ROCK), Wednesday, Feb. 26, 3 p.m. Kevin Hawkes (MEANWHILE, BACK […]

Steven Nightingale to read from new collection of sonnets

SUNDANCE BOOKS NEWS RELEASE What: Steven Nightingale will read from his new collection of sonnets The Wings of What You Say (Black Rock Press, 2013). When/Where: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m. at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave. Editorial Reviews: “There is a natural ecstatic in Steven Nightingale, whom one might situate on a […]

Local authors to be available for book signing at Sundance Books and Music

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SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: A book signing with local authors Mike Shaff (REDEMPTION ROAD) and M.C. Davis (CURRENTS OF DECEPTION). When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 22, 1 p.m. at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave. Redemption Road by Mark Shaff A family outing turns into a nightmare when Annie Diablo goes missing while backpacking in the […]

Award-winning author Vlautin to read from new novel at Sundance Books and Music

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SUNDANCE BOOKS NEWS RELEASE What: Award-winning author of The Motel Life, Northline and Lean on Pete, Willy Vlautin returns to his hometown to read from his latest novel, The Free (Harper Collins, Feb. 2014). When/Where: Monday, Feb. 10, 6:30 pm at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave.. About the Book: In his heartbreaking yet […]

Local author celebrates publication of first book in new series

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SUNDANCE BOOKS NEWS RELEASE What: A reading and reception to celebrate the publication of Scintillate (Entangled: Teen, 2014), the first book in a new young adult trilogy by local author Tracy Clark. When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2:30 p.m. at Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave. About the Book: Cora Sandoval’s mother disappeared when she […]